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Artists ARE Scientists

Artists are labeled as free, loosy-goosy, unstructured, all kinds of words that are rarely used to describe scientists. And yet, both use similar tools for their research. Hi my name is Carrie and here on Artist Strong I help artists like you refine your skill and...

Creative Spirit Danielle Krysa

Danielle Krysa has a BFA in Fine Arts, and a post-grad in graphic design. She is the writer/curator behind the contemporary art site The Jealous Curator. In 2014 she published two books, both with Chronicle Books, titled “Creative Block” and “Collage”. Her third book,...

Why Art Community Matters

We’ve all felt it before: the pain of rejection. Sometimes it happens as we develop the artwork and a friend or family member offers unwanted advice. Other times our work is up for exhibit at a gallery, or for sale at an art fair. Somehow, we manage to overhear a...

Gailani Art Retreat in Muscat, Oman

Art does more than change the world: it changes YOU. I’m very fortunate that just before I left Oman, a friend asked me if I’d come with her to a local artist retreat. I’d heard about it since I first moved here, but my own labels and judgements kept me away. I don’t...